This article is an invited commentary on a recent article by Harrison et al. investigating the purported causal link between smoking behaviours and suicide attempts.

epidemiology, genetics, Mendelian randomisation, smoking, suicide,
British Journal of Psychiatry

Vermeulen, J.M. (Jentien M.), & Bolhuis, K. (Koen). (2020). The co-occurrence of smoking and suicide. British Journal of Psychiatry, 217(6), 708–709. doi:10.1192/bjp.2020.149